NetEase and Marvel Just Partnered to Collaborate on Games, TV Shows and Comic Books
Marvel and NetEase announced a strategic partnership today at the NetEase Games Annual Product Launch. The goal of the partnership is to jointly create original content featuring Marvel characters in games, TV shows and comic books. According to the press release, the original content is being designed for China and beyond, which means we should expect it for a global release eventually.
William Ding, founder and CEO of NetEase Inc., said:
Having admired the work Marvel has created over the years, we are excited to incorporate these beloved stories and characters into world-class entertainment content for global fans. Adhering to NetEase’s brand statement of ‘Passion of Gamers’, we will work hard to deliver the type of high-quality content that game players and Marvel fans will be pleased to see.
Dan Buckley, President of Marvel Entertainment, added:
Marvel’s Super Heroes have inspired an entire universe of storytelling that resonates across today’s media – and games are one of the best ways to experience those stories. As a global leader in online games, NetEase is the perfect fit to help bring the Marvel Universe to more fans around the world. We can’t wait to share more about the exciting new games and other content that will be developed with this partnership.
We may learn more at E3.
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